CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. posted its fiscal first quarter earnings results, that beat analysts’ expectations. The cybersecurity company also boosted its annual guidance.
CrowdStrike incurred a fiscal first-quarter loss of - 14 cents a share. Its adjusted earnings came in at 31 cents a share, handily topping the 23 cents a share expected by analysts polled by FactSet. The figure was 10 cents a share a year earlier.
Revenue of $487.8 million (up from $303 million in the year-ago quarter) also beat analysts’ expectations of $464 million.
Looking ahead, CrowdStrike projects adjusted earnings in the range of 27 cents to 28 cents a share, higher than analysts’ forecast of 24 cents a share. The company expects revenue of $512.7 million to $516.8 million for the quarter, vs. analysts’ prediction of $510 million (based on FactSet estimates).
For the full-year, the company is expecting adjusted earnings of $1.18 to $1.22 a share, higher than its prior guidance of $1.03 to $1.13 a share. It predicts revenue of $2.19 billion to $2.21 billion, vs. previous forecast of $2.13 billion to $2.16 billion.